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People should be given the chance to argue against the disclosure of their sensitive personal data, such as medical records, as part of legal proceedings, a Scottish court has ruled. 22 Feb 2016
It was an "abuse of process" for individuals to deliberately understate the value of their claims against a law firm so that they could avoid paying higher court fees up front and issue their claims within the limitation period, the High Court has ruled. 07 Jan 2016
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Creditors will pay the price of the government's decision to extend the ban on recovering conditional fee agreement (CFA) 'success' fees and after the event (ATE) legal insurance premiums to insolvency cases, an expert has said. 22 Dec 2015
The UK government has begun a preliminary consultation on changes to the costs protection rules in environmental cases in England and Wales. The Environmental Costs Protection Regime is designed to ensure that it is not “prohibitively expensive” for campaigners... 30 Sep 2015
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